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|About Philip Jerge|
Philip Jerge was born on October 12, 1821 in Bavaria, Germany and died on December 12, 1892 in Lancaster, Erie County, New York. He lived to be 71 years old.
10/12/1821 - 12/12/1892
|Census||1/1/1840 ||Lancaster NY (Erie County) ||18 yrs old |
| Page 420, line 7: Jacob Jorge -one male - (15 thru 19)
one male - (20 thru 29),
one male - (30 thru 39),
one male - (50 thru 59),
two males - (Under 5),
one female - (Under 5),
one female - (5 thru 9),
one female - (15 thru 19),
one female - (30 thru 39),
one female - (40 thru 49) |
|Census||8/16/1850 ||Lancaster NY (Erie County) ||28 yrs old |
|Page 18,#885 -Philip Jierge (age 35),
Margeret Jierge (28),
Catherine Jierge (1). Philip is a farmer, born in Germany.
|Census||6/15/1855 ||Lancaster , district E.D. 1 NY (Erie County) ||33 yrs old |
|# 216 -Phillip Gearge (age 33),
Margarett Gearge (31),
Katharan Gearge (6),
Jacob Gearge (4),
Casper Gearge (2),
Wm Gearge (0). Phillip and Margaret were born in Germany, all children in US. They live in a frame house, valued at $75. |
|Census||6/1/1865 ||Lancaster NY (Erie County) ||43 yrs old |
|page 65, #41 -Philip Jerge (age 46),
Margaret Jerge (41),
Catharine Jerge (16),
Jacob Jerge (14),
Casper Jerge (12),
Wm Jerge (10),
Philip Jerge (8),
George Jerge (6),
John Jerge (0)Philip and Margaret were born in Germany, all children born in Erie County,NY.Philip and Margaret have only been married once, they have had eight children. Their home is a frame house and it is valued at $100. |
|Census||7/27/1870 ||Marilla NY (Erie County) ||48 yrs old |
|Page 13, #21 - Name: Philip Jerge,
Enumeration Date: July 27, 1870,
Place: Marilla, Erie, New York,
Schedule Type: Agriculture, Value of farmer $ 1500
2 horses, 2 cows, 4 other cattle,1 swine , value of all $ 405 |
|Census||2/16/1892 ||Marilla NY (Erie County) ||70 yrs old |
|Page 9 - Phillip Jerge (age 71),Margaret Jerge (age 68),Katie Thiel (age 14), Mary Jerge (age 7). Phillip and Margaret were born in Germany, others in US.
All are Citizens. Phillip is a farmer.
|Graveyard/Tombstone||12/12/1892 ||Lancaster NY (Erie County) ||71 yrs old |
|Name: Philipp Jerge,
Birth Date: Oct. 12, 1821,
Death Date: Dec. 12, 1892,
Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery |
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||The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
||Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
||The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
||The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
||The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
||Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
||Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
||Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
||Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
||Edison invents the electric light bulb.
||The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
||Gold is discovered in Georgia.
||July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
||NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
||NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
||Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
||Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
||Oregon Trail is established
||Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
||Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
||Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
||May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
||American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
||An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
||Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
||The National League of Baseball is founded
||Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
Born about 1825 and died about 1895
|The Children of Philip Jerge|
Born somewhere in New York about 1855 and died somewhere in New York on July 26, 1934. He was 79 years old.
He married Catherine Seifest (1861)....